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Digging into dinosaur discoveries

A Tyrannosaurus Rex “lived fast and died young”, with the oldest ever discovered believed to be about 30 years old.  That’s one of the many facts that Lake Macquarie’s Michael Dawson can share...

Female police officer assaulted in Lake Macquarie

A man has been charged after a female police officer was assaulted during an arrest in Lake Macquarie overnight. About 8pm on Monday 15 February, a male entered the backyard of a home...

Smooth sailing as charity regatta set to hit the water

A popular sailing regatta in Lake Macquarie will once again raise the mast to support a unique cancer program. The annual Heaven Can Wait (HCW) Charity Sailing Regatta is set to take place...

Finalists announced for 2021 Lake Mac Awards

Some of Lake Macquarie's finest athletes, artists, environmental warriors, volunteers and ambassadors will be celebrated at the city's annual awards night next month. More than 40 finalists have been announced for the 2021...

Recycling plastic waste is in the bag

Sue Bardsley is a self-confessed “bag lady”. The grandmother-of-19 spent last Sunday sewing Boomerang Bags for the Cardiff Area Sustainable Neighbourhood Group, together with half-a-dozen other volunteers. The talented seamstress, who has more than...

Race to challenge adventurers in Lake Macquarie

Adventurers who love a challenge are jumping at the chance to race around Lake Macquarie. It’s all thanks to an event next Saturday 13 February that will push its 400 participants to their...

Clean Up Australia Day hopes to have another big impact

The coronavirus contagion affected countless things in 2020, including the ecosystem to the surprise of many. Now, the people behind the nation’s largest community-based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day, are encouraging Hunter...

Grants to support creative scene

A grants program is set to support and nurture Lake Macquarie's thriving creative industries. In its second year, Lake Macquarie City Council’s Creative Industry Seed Grants program will provide a total of...